Celebrating the second annual Christopher Street Gay Liberation Day, marchers cross 34th Street in New York, June 27, 1971. The march, moving from Greenwich Village up Sixth Avenue, will end with a rally in Central Park. More than 3,000 people participate in the parade marking the end of "Gay Pride Week' in New York City.
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The Gay Liberation Movement is widely recognized as having begun nearly fifty years ago in New York City.
June 2019 Pride Month marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In "Stonewall 50" WFUV News explores the events leading up to the night of June 28, 1969 and the past five decades of the LGBTQIA+ movement.
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